Planting a Seed of Hope on the Day of the Three Kings

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El Puente Executive Director Frances Lucerna congratulates the cast and crew of El Puente’s 28th Annual Three Kings Day Celebration.  With Images from El Puente Three Kings – El Granito: The Seed of Hope

For the past twenty-eight years North Brooklynites have had a special way to celebrate the Epiphany or Three Kings Day or El Día De Los Tres Reyes. El Puente, a community 3 Kings Show 03rights institution in Williamsburg, has produced a show to celebrate this special holiday and preserve a Latino tradition. This year’s centerpiece, El Granito: The Seed of Hope was an original musical that was conceived, written, produced, and performed by students and teaching artists in El Puente’s in-school/after-school arts & cultural programs. An original musical play created in this way has become a trademark of this yearly show. The set designs, costumes, and live music featured the work of several CADRE (Community Artists’ Development & Resource Exchange) artists.

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Author: Lori Ann Doyon

Managing editor, head writer, and lead photographer of Greenline | North Brooklyn News since October 2014. Resident of Williamsburg, Brooklyn since 1990.

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